Fresh Ink: Workbook for "One Voice: A Something In-Between Story" by M. Cruz

Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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7 pages
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Workbook for "One Voice: A Something In-Between Story" by Melissa de la Cruz.
A short story from Fresh Ink: An Anthology.

Pg. 0: Contents page

Pgs. 1-3: Reading comprehension questions & vocabulary exercise

Pg. 4: Character graphic organizer

Pg. 5: Plot graphic organizer

Pg. 6: Story Review Form
Pg. 7: Key

> 30 reading comprehension questions

> Three types of questions:

  • Short Response (complete sentences not required)
  • Complete Response (complete sentences required)
  • True/False

> A few questions are 'no wrong answer' or sketch style responses - to encourage independent thinking and creative engagement.

> Character graphic organizer is specific to the story, not a generic worksheet.
> Story review form is a career-long reusable (can be reused with no changes for stories, books, film, and epic poetry).

Themes: Standing up for beliefs despite the risks, racism, finding one’s voice

~~~This is a great short story of a young Filipino woman standing up and speaking her truth, despite the trouble it may bring.

Interestingly, the story can also be used as a last chapter of Melissa de la Cruz's novel Something in Between.

<>All resources are designed for struggling learners. Perfect modified or alternative resource for special education or below-level learners. Reading comprehension questions are not all higher order thinking. Reflection questions encourage independent thinking - great for discussion. Roughly 7-8th grade level.

Purchase this resource for $.50 LESS: Fresh Ink: Workbook for "One Voice: A Something In-Between Story"

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Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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